In addition to its breath-freshening ability, parsley can be used to relieve fluid retention due to its diuretic properties. It may also be useful in cases of flatulent dyspepsia due to its carminative and anti-spasmodic properties.
In Western Herbal Medicine Uva Ursi is used for the urinary system. In addition to its diuretic properties it also exhibits astringent properties. It has been found to be useful to relieve inflammation of the lower urinary tract.